"Practical Sailor" is a Consumer Reports type magazine for sailors. In 2007
they tested corrosion inhibitors, and they included all those that have been
mentioned so far. I found the article interesting:
It's on the TC-11 website because TC-11 had the highest rating... but it's
worth reading to see how they did the testing. (And I've never tried
On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 4:15 PM, Rroger (K8RI on TowerTalk) <
> On 1/28/2011 3:47 PM, Robert Harmon wrote:
> Another one is the LPS series. LPS-2 is sometimes used for corrosion
> proofing airplanes.
> There is LPS 1, 2, and 3. LPS 1 being primarily a penetrating oil of
> very low viscosity and rather high volatility. LPS 2 is a grease
> suspended in a solvent (Likely LPS1) that evaporates leaving a thin
> layer of grease behind. LPS 3 is a fairly high viscosity lube/grease
> that can be sprayed out of the can.
> Corrosion proofing of airplanes done with LPS-2 lasts for years. Don't
> get it done in the winter, or every time the weather warms up the thing
> will set there on the ramp (or in the hangar) dripping grease. Done in
> the Summer they drip for a week or two.
> Roger (K8RI)
> > I like T-9.
> > I use it a lot for anti corrosion/rusting outside and in the shop.
> > My drill press and table saw tops stay nice with a spray with T-9, best
> > I have used. My second hobby is restoring classic racing bicycles. T-9
> is great
> > for all the components, especially on the chains.
> > Bob
> > K6UJ
> > On Jan 28, 2011, at 12:31 PM, Jack wrote:
> >> T-9 produced by Boeing.
> >> Can be found at marine& aeronautical stores.
> >> At 11:38 PM 1/27/2011, Geoffrey Way wrote:
> >>> A friend at work showed me a spray can of Corrosion-X, and
> >>> said it might be a good thing to use for preventing corrosion on
> >>> metal parts. Can
> >>> anyone offer their experiences on this product? -- KA1IOR
> >>> Geoffrey Way
> >> Jack Hartley
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